What you missed: The biggest news from Think 2018

It’s official: Think 2018 was a huge success. Demos, learning sessions, speeches and celebrity performances made the event a truly unique experience for attendees. Now that the dust has settled and everyone has gone home, here’s a quick recap of some of biggest news from the event, with plenty of links to external coverage, so […]

What is Kubernetes and why should you care?

If you have even a passing interest in containerization, you’ve probably heard a lot about Kubernetes. With the focus in cloud development shifting to containers, this technology has exploded in popularity. But what is Kubernetes and why does it matter to your business? The problem Businesses and their customers are pushing for flexibility, faster time […]

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Global Omnium provides water to citizens at lower cost

Everyone relies on fresh, clean water to drink, wash and cook. However, many people take their water supply for granted, and certainly don’t think about the long journey necessary to convert rainfall from far away into safe drinking water piped into homes. Global Omnium, a large water provider based in Spain, aimed to deliver a […]

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What is a modern app?

Modernizing something means it must be obsolete to begin with. That’s true of applications as much as anything else. What may be a “heritage” application to you may not seem out of date to someone else. Looking back at heritage applications To appreciate a modern application, one must understand what a modern application is not. […]

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Vendor fraud gets red light from startup using blockchain on IBM Cloud

Fortune tells the story of how a scam involving email phishing and fake suppliers victimized the most sophisticated, tech-savvy corporations. A fraudster forged email addresses, invoices and corporate stamps to impersonate a large, Asian-based manufacturer with whom the tech firms regularly did business to trick two companies into paying for computer supplies. Over a two-year […]

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IBM and Intellect Design Arena aim to transform large banks with cloud

A new set of solutions from IBM and Intellect Design Arena will bring APIs, machine learning, predictive analytics and more cloud capabilities to automate and customize corporate banking. IBM will work with Intellect Global Transaction Banking (iGTB), a subdivision of Intellect Design Arena, to “jointly develop applications, cloud services and infrastructure for financial institutions (FIs), […]

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Travel and transportation at warp speed with hybrid cloud

Star Trek-style spacefaring isn’t an option for travelers yet, but in the travel and transportation industry, the cloud is helping organizations go where no one has gone before. According to Forrester, in 2017, worldwide travel and tourism contributed 10 percent of the world’s gross domestic product (GDP) with $8 trillion, and by 2028, worldwide travel […]

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With Watson, Guardio helps parents protect kids from cyberbullying

Cyberbullying presents a huge challenge for parents and children. Online harassment affects more than half of adolescents, but most cases are not reported. Cyberbullying is more invasive than traditional bullying. Victims can no longer leave their bullies at the school gates. Instead, the threats and insults follow them everywhere, day and night. Most perpetrators are […]

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Busting the 3 biggest cloud myths

It’s Monday morning. The memo you just got from your CEO couldn’t be clearer: “We’re moving everything to public cloud.” In your inbox: “Finance needs a presentation, by tomorrow, that shows how much the CEO’s move will slash IT costs.” First meeting of the day: “Your CIO wants custom apps that connect and scour every […]

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IDF Europe performs diabetes research with IBM data scientists

Diabetes is a chronic disease that, if not managed correctly, causes those living with it to become progressively ill and debilitated. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) Europe, the prevalence of diabetes is increasing among all ages in Europe. WHO projects diabetes deaths will double between 2005 and 2030. Diabetes is usually incurable, but […]

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Building a cloud for AI with Kubernetes, DevOps and scale

Since the launch of the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service, our goal has been to provide developers with the broadest and easiest range of ways to scale, run and build with containers. Containers are natural building blocks for the next era of cloud workloads, such as AI and machine learning. We know the benefits of fueling […]

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IBM unveils major expansion of cloud capabilities and global availability zones

What does it take to be the cloud for enterprise? How can IBM Cloud better empower clients to digitally transform their businesses? These are the questions we set out to answer at IBM every day. Knowing what it means to be the cloud for enterprise doesn’t require an army of market researchers and focus groups. […]

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Cloud-based data analysis helps media planning company make smarter decisions

There’s a lot more to running effective ads than “lights, camera, action.” In addition to creative content and messaging, advertisers must purchase media inventory to get their commercials aired by broadcasters. They also need to track their campaigns to make sure that broadcasters air each ad at the right time, and on the right channel. […]

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